The Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition
1955-58 Vivian Fuchs and Sir Edmund
The first overland crossing of Antarctica, succeeding in the 1950's what Sir Ernest Shackleton had attempted to do in his ill-fated expedition in 1914-1917. British Explorer Vivian Fuchs and New Zealander Edmund Hilary (the first man to climb Everest) led the expedition which took place during the IGY - International Geophysical Year.
Part 1 - 9 mins 50 secs
Part 2 - 9 mins 25 secs
Part 3 - 9 mins 53 secs
Part 4 - 9 mins 10 secs
Part 5 - 9 mins 06 secs